The Landsen Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the Landsen Family page at Surname Finder, a service of Genealogy Today. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Landsen surname. As additional sources for vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Landsen ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The Landsen Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Landsen family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Landsen brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Landsen Ancestors

Patronymics is the practice of naming children using the given name of the father, grandfather, or other male ancestor followed by a suffix. In the case of Landsen, it is possible that one of your Scandinavian/Danish ancestors was given the patronym for being the "son of Land." Please read "Patronymics and Other Naming Patterns" and "Patronymics: Help Not Hindrance," for further details.

Landsen Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Landsen records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can city directories be used to help my Landsen research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Landsen

Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently count of matching Landsen records matching Landsen records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Landsen family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Landsen Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Landsen last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Landsen ancestors originated can often yield additional clues for the meaning of the surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Landsen DNA Projects

Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Landsen family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Landsen research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".

Landsen Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Landsen ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Faddish First Names" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Landsen family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Landsen Researchers

When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Landsen queries.

You may also want to consider posting a query to the Community Message Boards at Genealogy Today to get assistance from other researchers on your most elusive Landsen ancestors.

Landsen Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Landsen Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Landsen, contact the folks at ProGenealogists for a free research estimate. You may also find it helpful to read, "When, Why and How to Hire a Professional Genealogist."

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Landsen Family Reunions

Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Landsen family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Landsen reunion.

See Also

Landson   Landse   Lands  

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Surname Finder, The Landsen Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2022.

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